Jack Mackenroth, Reality Television Star From 'Project Runway' in New Orleans To Educate About Living with HIV and Combating Stigma

Thursday, September 17, 2009 General News J E 4

WHO: Jack Mackenroth, from the hit reality television series "Project Runway," is in New Orleans for the NO/AIDS Task Force's annual NO/AIDS Walk, and is discussing his national HIV and AIDS education initiative, Living Positive By Design

WHY: Through Living Positive By Design, Jack highlights the importance of having a positive outlook on life while effectively managing HIV. Jack has been HIV-positive for more than 20 years and is one of the more than one million people who are living with HIV and AIDS in the United States, many of whom still have to deal with the stigma of having the disease

WHEN: Interview opportunities will be available with Jack and a local infectious disease specialist from Thursday, September 17th through Sunday, September 20th, including on-site at the NO/AIDS Walk on Sunday, September 20th

CONTACT: To schedule an interview, please contact:

For additional information on Living Positive By Design, visit:

Living Positive By Design is made possible by support from Merck & Co., Inc.

/PRNewswire -- Sept. 14/WHERE: 1) Sunday, September 20th: NO/AIDS Task Force's annual NO/AIDS Walk Audubon Park - 6500 Magazine St. 2) Thursday, September 17th - Saturday, September 19th Interviews available upon request

SOURCE Living Positive By Design


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